Senate Commerce panel to examine how Netflix, Hulu are changing TV

The Senate Commerce committee will meet next week to examine how online video services like Netflix and Hulu are affecting the future of television, chairman Jay RockefellerJohn (Jay) Davison RockefellerOvernight Tech: Trump nominates Dem to FCC | Facebook pulls suspected baseball gunman's pages | Uber board member resigns after sexist comment Trump nominates former FCC Dem for another term Obama to preserve torture report in presidential papers MORE (D-W.Va.) announced late Tuesday on his Twitter account.

In a statement, Rockefeller said he's holding the hearing because “[e]verything about television is changing.” 

"People are watching all sorts of programs on an assortment of platforms, at different times of the day or night and without the traditional boundaries of television channels," he said.

The hearing will take place at 10 a.m. next Tuesday. A witness list is not yet available.